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of antigovernment protesters have renewed their marches in cairo and other cities. they've there have been a number of clashes with security forces who have been firing tear gas and water canners. but after more than a week of unrest, president morsi has issued a statement saying those behind the violence will be held politically accountability -- accountable. >> flashes on the doorstep of the presidential palace. the fires from the cocktails thrown, a message to muhammad morsi. the people feel betrayed. the revolution was supposed to turn egypt into a country where everyone prospered. and where there was justice. for these people who gathered earlier in their new regular friday rituals, reform is coming far too slowly. >> we're back to another demonstration in tahrir square. of course piece people feel passionately about wanting to change things. there are many, many egyptians who feel demonstrations like this are counterproductive and need to stop. ahmed is one of those who feel that after so many decades of dictatorship, the new president needs more time to fix things. >> right nouts not the rig
, the presidential palace under attack. protesters throwing rocks, molotov cocktails, other egyptian cities seeing eruptions of violence. people in parts of the country living under a 30-day curfew. pressure apparently building on egypt's government two years after demonstrations toppled the last one. ben wedeman as he was during that uprising, tonight, he joins us from there. friday is usually a big day for protests in the middle east, a day of prayers, people in the mosques and come out and protest. what are you seeing out there tonight? >> reporter: this week it wasn't just friday, it was all week long we had protests and clashes. what we saw, we were outside at the palace, basically the egyptian white house, where initially it was a peaceful demonstration, a mixed crowd of christians and muslims, religious and secular, young and old, very peaceful, but when the sun went down, those molotov cocktails were thrown over the wall. we saw young men firing fireworks over the wall as well. and the egyptian police eventually responding with tear gas and water cannons. i think one of the most disturbing
then. we wanted to see which city has the advantage culturally. here is the tale of two cities. we can talk till our ears bleed about the 49ers and the ravens, jim versus john, ray lewis versus that rookie quarterback, but which city wins the battle of the bay? the city by the bay may have the san francisco treat. >> rice-a-roni, the san francisco treat. >> reporter: but charm city has got some rice of its own. >> hey diddle diddle, up the middle. >> reporter: those aren't really fair comparisons. so let's look at tv shows, full house. while baltimore, well, they're home to the wire and homicide life on the street. >> he ain't man enough to come down to the street with omar. >> reporter: advantage baltimore in this one simply because i'm afraid to answer to these guys. moving on to the silver screen baltimore has john travolta in drag. san fran has dirty harry. >> you've got to ask yourself one question. do i feel lucky. well, do you punk? >> reporter: enough said. tony bennett left his heart in san francisco, but the key here, the francis scott key is baltimore is home to the star
egyptian cities also seeing eruptions of violent. parts of the country living under a 30-day curfew. pressure apparently building on egypt's government two years after they toppled the last one. ben wedeman is in cairo tonight and joins us from there. friday is usually a big day for protests in the mideast because it's a day for prayer, in the mosques, and thaen come out and protest. >> this week, it wasn't just friday. it was all week long we had protests and clashes. we were outside of the palace, basically the egyptian white house, where initially it was a peaceful demonstration, a mixed crowd of christians and muslims, religious and secular, young and old. very peaceful, but when the sun went down, those molotov cocktails started to be thrown over the walls. we saw young men firing fireworks over the wall as well. and the egyptian police eventually responding with tear gas and water cannons. i think one of the most disturbing images that's come out of there is these pictures broadcast live on egyptian tv of security forces, riot police, brutally beating a man who's naked on the
. >>> in the district, the city's chief financial officer gandhi is retiring. mayor vince gray appointed gandhi to a five-year term last year. gandhi is stepping down when the city is in great financial shape, with a $417 million budget surplus. gandhi's also been under scrutiny recently about the question about the city's lottery contract, tax assessments and transparency. >> there have been missteps in the past and i've not been shy about pointing them out. but, you know, on a day like this, i want to wish him well. >> he's done a great job as our chief financial officer and he's one of those folks who has made hard work look easy. >> gandhi will remain on the job until june 1st. >>> let's bring in fox 5 political analyst for a little bit more on this. a spokesman for the mayor says gandhi is retiring purely for personal reasons. we know he's under federal investigation, a former staffer suing him. why is he stepping down now? >> he's been there for 15 years and wants to step down on a high. you mentioned the surplus. the bond rating is high and they are going to wall street. and he feels aft
and marketing as a great american city prepares to host the biggest football game of the year. >>> and later, our visit to the other big game this coming weekend. >>> well, super bowl weekend is here with everybody gearing up for the parties, the food, beyonce at halftime, the ads, the unsanctioned wagering, the dueling brothers back story. and at some point, the actual game. nbc's janet shamlian reports tonight from new orleans. ♪ >> reporter: new orleans has always known how to throw a party. but it's never been more ready than on this weekend. >> good hospitality, good food. it's awesome. >> reporter: primed for its close-up, and polished as bright as the sparkle on these championship rings. >> in is a coming out for new orleans. i mean, we are sending the message that we can recover from anything. >> reporter: this is the tenth super bowl in the big easy. but the first since katrina more than seven years ago when the super dome was the site of so much suffering. it stands today a monument to resilience. >> it's been a great story of the recovery with a lot of help from the whole nation
they are a nun working for the catholic church serving the poor in the streets of new york city, this is an attack on their religious freedom. >> reporter: this is not the final word, really. another step in creating a final binding federal policy. dozens of lawsuits are pending to decide the constitutional balance between requiring contraceptive coverage and protecting first amendment rights on religious grounds to ignore a federal mandate. >> pelley: major, thanks very much. in los angeles today there was more fallout from the child sex abuse scandal that has rocked the roman catholic church. the head of the largest diocese in america stripped his predecessor of all public duties and bill whitaker has more on that story. >> reporter: los angeles archbishop jose gomez took the unprecedented action against cardinal roger mahoney soon after the release of tens of thousands of secret church files which included names of priests accused of molesting children. in a letter last night, gomez apologized to victims. these files are the strongest evidence yet that former archbishop now r
of the school bus the boy was on four days ago. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in midland city, alabama with that story. gabe, good evening. >> reporter: lester, so far this standoff has lasted more than 97 hours and there's no end in sight. just up the road behind me police say the suspect has a heater, blankets, and plenty of supplies in that bunker. the delicate and tense standoff has police here in southeastern alabama on edge. s.w.a.t. teams and hostage negotiators focused on an underground bunker, where police say jimmy lee dice has held a 5-year-old boy for more than four days. >> i want to thank him for taking care of our child. >> reporter: police are choosing words carefully as they talk with him through a ventilation pipe attached to the bunker. they would not say whether he's making any demands. dice is a vietnam era veteran described by neighbors as a survivalist who doesn't trust the government. >> what the negotiators are trying to do is to build this psychological umbilical cord between themselves and mr. dykes to the point where he finally feels, okay. i am safe to come out. >> reporte
've been in mali for four weeks fighting against islamic extremists. in mexico city, rescue workers kept up their search for survivors of an explosion at the offices of mexico's state-run oil company. the blast happened late yesterday, killing at least 33 people and wounding 121 others. rescue workers dug through the rubble of the basement and first three floors of the building where about 250 people worked. the cause of the blast is still unknown and authorities are investigating. the retired cardinal of los angeles, roger mahony, was relieved of all his public duties today by his successor. it came as the diocese released thousands of previously secret documents showing he shielded priests who sexually abused children decades ago. the public censure was unparalleled in the american catholic church. mahony will still be able to celebrate mass and can vote for pope until he turns 80, two years from now. u.s. secretary of energy stephen chu announced today he's stepping down. during his tenure, he came under fire for the handling of a solar energy loan to solyndra. it later went bankrupt and
bunker after kidnapping him from a school bus. a community vigil just wrapped up. live to midland city, alabama in a few minutes. hello, i'm don lemon. thanks for joining us. mean time, two other major stories we're following this hour. both are overseas. both have big impact here in the united states. we have new details on a deadly attack on an american embassy to tell you about. and in the same country, turkey, an american woman who has been missing for several days, has been found. but the news is not good. this is her, a photographer from new york city, 33 years old. was traveling alone in it istanbul and last heard from nearly two weeks ago. live now from cnn's international correspondent, nick robertson is there. you have breaking news. tell us about it. >> reporter: we do. according to officials, state news agency, they say her body has been found in one of the poorer areas of his tan buhl istanbul. her family are aware. nine suspects have been arrested in this case so far, but the police are also saying it's not straightforward. they believe the location she was found in was n
and -- cities visited by local custom vehicles go to c-span.org / local content. >> you're watching book tv on c-span2. here is our prime-time lineup for tonight. visit c-span.org for more on this weekend's television schedule. >> international financial diplomat william rhodes talks about the current economic and financial challenges facing the economies of europe, japan, china, and south korea. next on book tv. this is a little over an hour. [applause] >> okay. first of all, it is great to be back. we enjoyed our relationship that way. tokyo has been the headquarters of our asia-pacific operations for 25 years now. we enjoy a terrific relationship and a lot of different ways. one of my colleagues who is with me, doug peterson who just joined us from the city, and he is setting up. we welcome you, doug. dougie is all over the world. as such, he has lived quite a bit of time in japan himself. it's great to be with you tonight as well, doug. let's see. in terms of this whole notion of the book, by the way, a very modest title, banker to the world. when i heard of this, and i am a very close, pers
grabbed the boy, he retreated to that bunk in the rural town of midland city, 20 miles north of the florida border. dikes has been hold up in that 6 by 8-foot shelter ever since. by all accounts, the little boy is very scared. and the mayor of the town says is he crying for his mother. so far, negotiations to save him have reportedly gone nowhere. according to a friend of the town's pastor, the boy's family is still remaining strong. >> they are getting a lot of love not only from the community but the whole nation actually is coming to and sending their support for this young boy. >> complicating matters, the a-year-old reportedly suffers from as berger's syndrome which is is on the spectrum of autism. fortunately they have been able to slide the boy's medication into the bunker through a pipe that sticks out of the ground. jonathan serrie is live on scene in midland, alabama tonight. jonathan, today we got to see the school bus involved in that fatal shooting. >> yeah. that's right. shep. that's because authorities were towing the school bus away back to the school bus barn
is in midland city, alabama, once again this morning. gio? >> reporter: dan, good morning. this is now day five of this hostage standoff, it's happening just behind that white building that you see there. now, today, we're getting the details about how it all started from the children who were there and saw it all happen. this morning, a photo of the man who police said launched a dramatic hostage standoff. jimmy lee dykes has been holding a 5-year-old named ethan against his will in an underground bunker since tuesday. communicating with negotiators through the pipe. >> i looked up and he's talking about threatening to kill us all or something. >> reporter: it all started when dykes stormed onto this school bus, killed the driver and kidnapped the child. >> he said, i'll kill you all. he said, i just want two kids. >> reporter: they were on that bus. they said that dykes got on and gave the driver what appeared to be a gift of broccoli and a note and then demanded two children. >> the bus driver kept saying, just please get off the bus. he said, no. so, he just tried to back up and he pulled o
-old boy and a survivalist and real no end in sight. abc's gio benitez is in midland city. >> good morning. this is now day five of this hostage standoff happening right there in the building. behind that building there in the distance. now, this for the first time we are learning new details about how it all started. this morning, a photo of the man police said launch a dramatic hostage standoff. jimmy lee dykes has been holding 5-year-old ethan against his will. communicating with the negotiators through the pipe >> i looked up and he's talking about threatening to kill us all or something. >> it all happened when dykes stormed on to this school bus and kidnapped the child. >> i just want two kids. >> 14-year-old and her 12-year-old brother were all on that bus. they said that dykes got on and gave the driver what appeared to be a gift of broccoli and a note and demanded two children. >> the bus driver kept saying, please get off the bus. so, he just tried to back up and he pulled out the gun and he just shot him. and he just took ethan. >> when all of this started, what were you thinkin
on this city in midland city, alabama. victor, good morning to you. have authorities continued to talk with this suspect throughout the night? any progress? >> reporter: good morning, randi. we're waiting for an update that will come at noon eastern today. we know authorities and negotiators were here, overnight, as they have been around the clock since this whole thing started tuesday. we can tell you the big difference from this night than any other in this ordeal, the temperatu temperature. the temperature dipped below freezing for the first time during this ordeal. we know from sources close to the negotiating that this bunker is heated. we also learned more about how this bunker was built from a neighbor of the man accused of shooting a bus driver on tuesday and snatching a kindergartner and taking him into, essentially, this hole in the ground. listen. >> we would always catch him at odd hours of the night running around. it was at random times. it would never be on a schedule at all. he would just do random stuff that humans would not do, a normal person would not do. >> like wh
news lart. police in turkey say they have found the body of a new york city mother of two. she disappeared while on vacation nearly two weeks ago. now investigators trying to get some answers for her grieving family. molly has the latest on this story from our new york city newsroom. do we know how she died? >> the new york mother of two was stabbed. her body found in istanbul. 11 people have been taken into custody but it is unclear if they are witnesses or suspects in this case. the news agency also reporting she suffered a head wound and was wearing jeans a jumper and a jacket and still had her jewelry when she was found. the 33-year-old staten island resident's driver's license was also found on or near her body. that helped authorities to identify her. her husband and brother traveled to istanbul to aid in the search. she had been missing since january 21st the day before she was due to fly home. >> there are reports that she may have plans to meet with someone there in the city. >> turkish media reports say she had made contact with a man in turkey via the internet identi
political instincts above all. he was new yorker, former new york city mayor ed koch died early this morning of congestive heart failure. he was 88 years old. after serving in congress, mayor koch was elected to three times in city hall from 1978 to 1989. koch never married and had no children, but as his "new york times" obituary put it, he was survived by new york itself. koch liked to ask people, you know, how am i doing? eugene robinson, what's his legacy? >> well, as a practical matter, he improved the city's finances tremendously. but really what he did was personify the city, in my view, at a time when it could use that sort of larger than life figure. and he kind of -- his ebullience and determination and drive i think gave a boost in and of themselves to a city that was in pretty bad shape. >> michelle, this was a man who was not afraid to infuriate liberals. >> yeah. i think he seemed to delight in it. in some ways he was kind of the prototypical neo conservative, somebody who started on the left, who started out very liberal, and then made his political career being tough on crime
city, alabama, gabe guttierez, a tough few days. another emotional day ahead, i suspect. >> reporter: that's right. this afternoon mourners are preparing to remember that slain bus driver. police appear willing to wait this one out. as police towed the school bus from the crime scene friday, investigators released the first picture of the man they say is responsible. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. the man believed to be holding hostage a boy with asberger's syndrome named ethan in an underground bunker. >> we understand he's got supplies there. he's got food there. but this is a young child five years old. has he got food that this child will eat? >> reporter: nbc news has confirmed dykes served in the u.s. navy in the 60s. he served various awards, a good conduct med methal and vietnam service medal. but on tuesday those honors seem very far away. police say dykes boarded a stopped school bus and demanded two random young children. when the bus drive refused, plea say dykes shot and killed him and made off with 5-year-old ethan. kelly miller says her kids got off that bus right before
city, held the job for 12 memorable years left his mark. here is what he told "the new york times" in 2007. >> i loved the job. people loved me. we were a great match. i had sworn, on one occasion i said, at the western wall, i would never run for anything else because i wanted to be mayor for life. >> a larger than life figure, ed koch died of congestive heart failure at the age of 88. >>> tonight as millions of american families are getting ready for the super bowl weekend, one family has a happy dilemma. harbaughs, john and jim brothers, coaching the opposing teams. today, they made a little bit of history and abc's josh elliott is in new orleans. josh? >> reporter: that's right. here in new orleans it is the ultimate taste of sibling rivalry, two brothers separated by a mere 15 months, leading their respective teams now into the biggest of games which means tussling over 100 yards of turf and really, family bragging rights. they shared the world stage today. the first time ever rival super bowl coaches held a joint press conference before the game and definitely a first for br
. these not going to affect mass shootings. >> most people die in this country in gun violence, which is inner city -- >> but there's no constituency for that. >> there's a huge constituency for that. every mayor in america would like that. if you're going to have a comprehensive solution, you're going to have to deal with mental health. you can talk about video games. joe's going to need to deal with guns. maybe universal background check has a realistic chance of passing in congress. maybe we should be talking about that as well. >> maybe i am just a -- i don't know. sad, angry person here, but i don't believe that we're going to get something comprehensive that deals with assault weapons and background checks and mental health and everything else. you're going to have to choose, pick your spots. >> no, but that's part of the issue i think that's going to unfold in the off-year elections. john again is right. there is broad support here for things like universal background checks. in fact, you know, i think approval approach 90% as a pollster, we never see anything sort of much above 80%, 90%. br
at the scene in midland city, alabama. what's the latest? >> reporter: no resolution as the hostage standoff goes into a fifth afternoon. however, authorities say they are in constant communication with 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes communicating through the pvc pipe that provides ventilation from the surface to his underground bunker. authorities say they have no reason to believe that any physical harm has come to the 5-year-old hostage. listen. >> mr. dykes, through our communications we've been able to -- he's told us that he's got an electric heater and some blankets inside and he's taking care of him. he's also allowed us to provide coloring books medication toys. >> reporter: and the sheriff goes on to say i want to thank him for taking care of our child, that is very important. the 5-year-old boy was abducted from this school bus that you're looking at in this video tuesday afternoon. that's when the abduction occurred. witnesses say a gunman came on board the bus demanding hodges and shot the driver when the school bus driver tried to confront the gunman. charles poland jr. that schoo
, 20s and 30s here in the northeast down through the mid-atlantic. the twin cities, 12 today, 16 tomorrow, on average 25, so well below average from green bay to chicago, no question about that. temperatures are well below average and the windchills feeling like 13 below right now in fargo. 14 below in minneapolis. so how about the forecast for the big game? you going to be watching? here's a look. it's going to be tomorrow. of course, we know that. 6:30 kickoff. outdoor, it is indoors, that temperature's 70, but out there, we're tailgating, 60 degrees, no problems weather wise. and sunny skies. so a big weekend. we've got the game tomorrow, groundhog day today, a lot of weather to talk about. >> thank you very much. and, of course, stick around because we will see what punxsutawney phil says here. >> with bated breath. >>> we'll have the voice mails and the hoaxster doing the voice. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe
about his latest novel entitled insane city. he even took some time out to talk a little superbowl. >> i strongly am in favor of whoever the book buying public is supporting. that's who i'm supporting as well. i agree with everybody watching the broadcast. >> insane city is a fictional novel set in miami. the comedy is about a wild wedding, unpredictable characters and everything that is weird about south florida. no shortage of ammunition. this is barry's first solo adult book in 10 years in stores now. >>> you may have seen our recent undercover investigation. we found some african-americans were having a harder time getting a cab ride than whites. tonight we sit down with dc's taxi cab commissioner asking him what are you doing to make sure everybody gets treated the same. >>> topper. >> a very cold start on saturday. not single digits but pretty close. here is your wakeup weather. if you get up early enough, 12-22. and then by 9:00, 18-28. by 11:00, clouds rolling in. thankfully not windy in the morning. we'll come back and talk about snow showers developing later tomorrow. and i've
back marcus allen and his take on concussions and kids in the sport and the clash in the crescent city. president obama shifting focus back to the economy after encouraging economic news friday. >> home prices are starting to climb again and car sales at a five-year high. manufacturing is roaring back. the business created 2.2 million jobs last year and our economy created more jobs than econom t economists originally thought. >> jones industrial average closed about 14,000 on friday, the highest since 2007. the los angeles mayor has put an end to speculation that he will be joining the obama cabinet. there is talk he might be transportation secretary. he said he will finish out his term as mayor. in massachusetts, former senator scott brown said he will not be running for the senate seat vacated by john kerry, but there is speculation that brown could have his eye on the governor's seat when patrick steps down in 2014. we will take you to boston to big deeper into that story later in the show. a whole lot to get to first. vice president biden is in germany and talking international s
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